Birgitta Wireklint Sundström

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INTRODUCTION Acute chest pain is a common symptom among prehospital emergency care patients. Therefore, it is crucial that ambulance nurses (ANs) have the ability to identify symptoms and assess(More)
OBJECTIVE To identify weak links in the early chain of care for acute stroke. SETTING 9 emergency hospitals in western Sweden, each with a stroke unit, and the emergency medical services (EMS). (More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the feasibility and appropriateness of a prehospital system allowing ambulance nurses to transport older adults directly to geriatric care at a community-based hospital (CH) or(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate patients who called the emergency medical services (EMS) for primary healthcare (PHC) problems. DESIGN A retrospective and exploratory patient record study from an EMS(More)
UNLABELLED A pathway care model allowing low-risk patients to gain rapid admission to a hospital medical ward - a pilot study on ambulance nurses and Emergency Department physicians. BACKGROUND(More)
BACKGROUND Current research suggests that nurses can influence the outcome for patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS). The aim of this study has been to evaluate whether a course in(More)